KARNEI SHOMRON, West Bank — The rabbi hadn’t voted in a U.S. election in 25 years. “Didn’t see the point,” he said. Now Chaim Spring said he was all in for Republican nominee Donald Trump.
The 80-year-old, whose sunny villa in a Jewish settlement was lined with religious tomes, described himself to reporters as “a big Trump supporter” who watches “a lot of Fox News.”"... watches 'a lot of Fox News.'" That'll certainly help.
The overall story is about how there's a robust "Republicans abroad" effort in Israel trying to turn out the vote for neo- fascist white nationalist Donald "Rump" Trump. We wonder if this would be useful information to Rabbi
... According to an investigation by Mother Jones and the Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, since Trump officially announced his bid in June 2015 he has drawn effusive praise and formal backing from some of the country's most virulent neo-Nazis, white supremacists, militia supporters, and other extremist leaders. They include the head of the American Nazi Party, three former Ku Klux Klansmen, four people involved in a recent armed standoff against federal authorities at an Oregon wildlife refuge, and at least 15 individuals affiliated with organizations described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as hate groups.
Trump has disavowed none of them.The linked article provides a listing of 20 prominent "alt- right" figures who are supporting Rump, including avowed Nazis and other vicious anti- Semites. Those are some really strange bedfellows for Rabbi Schmuck and his fellow Israeli Rump supporters to lie down with. But, perhaps, should Rump and his fellow neo- fascists take over, they can recruit some people of Rabbi Schmuck's persuasion (who are "all in") to help round up and stop and frisk the enemies of
"We have a wonderful OPPORTUNITY here folks, that may never come again," wrote Rocky J. Suhayda, the head of the American Nazi Party, last fall. "Donald Trump's campaign statements, if nothing else, have SHOWN that 'our views' are NOT so 'unpopular' as the Political Correctness crowd have told everyone they are!" (our emphasis)
|(Armband worn by Jewish Ghetto Police who collaborated with Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto)|